November 27, 1929 ~ September 2, 2022
Born in: Gretna, VA
Resided in: Stone Mountain, GA
Alonzo “Lonnie” Morris Peak, age 92 of Stone Mountain, Georgia, passed away on September 2, 2022.
Lonnie was born on November 27, 1929, in Pittsylvania County, VA. He was a son of the late Irvin Linwood Peak and Annie Edwards Peak. From 1951 to 1953 he was a Corporal in the US Armed forces where he served in the Korean War driving the ammo truck, and men, to the front line. For 30+ years following his service, he drove all over the country for Roadway. Lonnie was a devoted member and friend to the congregation of Memorial Lighthouse Baptist Church in St Mtn.
In addition to his beloved wife Kate Hamlett Peak of 53 years, he was preceded in death by brothers, Baxter Peak (Linda) and Owen Peak (Lucy), and sisters Vernon Hughes (Berman) and infant Marie Peak.
He is survived by his daughter, Pamela Eaves (Scott) of Rutledge, GA and son Roger Peak (Debbie) of Lawrenceville, GA; two sisters, Elizabeth Worley and Eula Jacobs of Gretna, VA; four grandchildren, Allen Eaves (Kevin) of Athens, GA, Travis Eaves (Alecia) of Loganville, GA, Wesley Murray (Violet) of Wilmington, NC and Emily Cloer (Jason) of St. Augustine, FL; three great grandchildren, Wesley, Logan and Lane.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, September 10, 2022 at Eternal Hills Memory Garden in Snellville by David Mann.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests going fishing, planting a vegetable garden or eating an extra helping of dessert to remember Lonnie by celebrating some of his favorite things.
Graveside Service: September 10, 2022 2:30 pm - September 10, 2022 3:00 pm
Eternal Hills Memory Gardens
3700 Stone Mountain Highway
Snellville, GA 30039
Lonnie was such a kind, wonderful gentleman and a great baker and gardener.
Y’all are in my thoughts and prayers!
Sorry for your loss Pam. I know you and your dad were close.
My deepest condolences to the Peak family
Lonnie was the best patient a caregiver could ever ask for it was an Honor to take care of him taking him to dr appointments eating lunch together, our trips to Walmart and most of all our talks we had every week the conversations we had about the Love Of The Lord and How The Lord Had Really Blessed Us Lonnie I sure miss you and miss being your caregiver but I know you are at Peace No more Cancer No Pain And No Sorrow you left them outside the gate now your Inside the gate of Heaven where your happy with all your Love Ones But Most Of All You Are With Jesus RIP Lonnie Praying for the family
Mr. Lonnie was a good Christian Man, he also was a Great Patient , one of the best we ever had in Caregiving, he also was a Great Cook. We always enjoyed fellowshipping with him at Church when there was food being served. Mr. Lonnie loved the Lord and was always in Church every chance he could be there. Lonnie you are at Peace now with the Lord, NO MORE PAIN, HEARTACHE, OR SORROW WILL EVER BE AGAIN. Go Rest High On That Mountain cause Your Work Is Done Here On Earth. Lonnie you will Greatly Be Missed. Linda D.